Japan's hardcore minimalists, who have sold most of their possessions


Fumio Sasaki, a 36-year-old editor in Tokyo, sold or gave away his collection of books, CDs and DVDs, as well as most of clothes and other possessions. He told the Guardian: “Spending less time on cleaning or shopping means I have more time to spend with friends, go out, or travel on my days off. I have become a lot more active.” about Sasaki and other Japanese minimalists, many inspired by Mari Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing/.

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